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The Readers’ Guide

What’s in Issue 505

Serial Franklin Stone’s psionic transmitter proves as effective as anticipated. However, Prof. Preston Dibble and Jenny Clearfield are more than a match for mad science: Bill Bowler, Psychotropic Attack, part 3; conclusion.
New contributor Scathe meic Beorh finds horror in a biology laboratory: The Nascent Scream.

New contributor David F. Daumit proposes that extreme measures may be needed to protect the world from pure good and evil: Parity, part 1; conclusion.

Young Johnny is an able worker, but he’s a man of few words. All the better, because his actions are more effective than anything he might say: Mike Florian, Making Things Right.

It’s a good idea to buy the full insurance package on a rental car if it may be besieged by an Irish goblin: Ásgrímur Hartmannsson, Mighty Cleofgharran Rules the Night.
‘I regard myself as chief in charge of elucidating meaning from my conscientious rendering of personal thoughts, words and deeds’: Channie Greenberg, Sleep Aids Guaranteed.
Poetry Hongping Liu, The Cost of Love
Rebecca Lu Kiernan, Nibiru’s Cuckold


Welcome Bewildering Stories welcomes Scathe meic Beorh and David F. Daumit.
Challenge Challenge 505 finds itself In a Pickle.
Editorial Bill Bowler, The Strugatsky Brothers
Letters Donald Schneider, About “Jonathan,” et al.
The Art
A randomly rotating selection of Bewildering Stories’ art
NASA: Picture of the Day
Sky and Telescope, This Week’s Sky at a Glance

Randomly selected Bewildering motto:

Randomly selected classic rejection notice:

Bewildering Stories’ official mottoes:

“Poems are not made with ideas; they are made with words.” — Stéphane Mallarmé
Ars longa, vita brevis. Rough translation: “Proofreading never ends.”

To Bewildering Stories’ schedule: In Times to Come

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